Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund
(GEER)

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FSCJ’s Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund provides tuition assistance to those qualified students seeking short-term, in-demand career and technical education credentials and certificate programs. Completing a fast-track training program will set students on the path to a high-wage, in-demand career in some of the most sought after industries.

Program & Number Fall Term Spring Term Program duration (# of weeks, months) When is the program offered? CWE Program/Class Start CWE Program/Class End
Advanced Manufacturing Automation Technical Certificate Yes
Yes 1-2 terms (5 months) Day and Evening

Automotive Service Technician Technical Certificate Yes Yes
1-2 terms (8 months) Day and Evening

Computer-Aided Design/ AutoCAD Foundations Yes
Yes
1-2 terms (6 months) Day and Evening

Engineering Technology Support Specialist Technical Certificate Yes
Yes
1-2 terms (8 months) Day and Evening

Business Specialist Technical Certificate A7/C7 Sessions
Monday - Thursday Options
Day and Evening
Kent, Downtown, South, and Deerwood Options
Online Options also available
A7/C7 Sessions
Monday - Thursday Options
Day and Evening
Kent, Downtown, South, and Deerwood Options
Online Options also available
4 months Day, Evening, and Online options

Logistics and Transportation Specialist A7/C7 Sessions
Monday - Thursday Options
6 - 9 p.m.
Advanced Technology Center
Online Options also available
A7/C7 Sessions
Monday - Thursday Options
6 - 9 p.m.
Advanced Technology Center
Online Options also available
4-8 months Evening and Online options

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Yes
Yes
1 term Day and Evening

Paramedic Yes Yes 4 terms Day

Certified Phlebotomy Technician Yes Yes 11 week Evenings 4/26/21-7/11/21 5/24/21-8/8/21
Public Safety Telecommunicator Yes Yes 9 weeks Online

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Career Certificate Yes Yes 7-8 weeks varies, hybrid for lab sessions during week most likely on Tuesdays

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) (Continuing Workforce Education program) Yes Yes 9 weeks Online -Day and evening 3/29/21-5/29/21 5/10/21-7/10/21
Private Investigator Intern Yes Yes 7 weeks Hybrid - Evenings

Part I - 2/11/21 Part II - 3/18/21

Part I – 3/4/21
Part II – 4/1/21

Supply Chain Professional Fundamentals Bundle (SCPro) Yes Yes 6-8 weeks for each certificate Online

Certificates run throughout the year. Upcoming classes:
3/1/21 and
3/24/21

All ending approximately 6-8 weeks later
Real Estate Sales Agent No TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Firefighter Career Certificate No Yes- January 11 18 weeks Day, Monday-Friday

Insurance Claims Adjuster Career Certificate Yes Yes 8 weeks Online

Insurance Customer Service Representative Career Certificate Yes Yes 6 weeks Online

Commercial Vehicle Driving Career Certificate Yes Yes 8 weeks Day and Evening, Monday-Friday

Commercial Class B Driving Career Certificate Yes - November 2 Yes 4 weeks Evening, Monday-Friday, 3-5 p.m.

Nursing (R.N.)
Only current students qualify

Eligibility:

This grant is focused on assisting underemployed, unemployed, dislocated and incumbent workers and Veterans. Grant-funded tuition assistance helps individuals gain new skills for entry-level employment opportunities in the manufacturing and trades career fields. 

Enroll

To learn more email FSCJ GEERS Scholarship. To apply, download the application and schedule an appointment to meet with a case manager.

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Contact
Marcus Smothers
(904) 632-5009

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